APA News

APA Board Update Winter 2014

posted on February 26th, 2014  |  Read more

The national planning conference is quickly approaching and I am really looking forward to being in Atlanta at the end of April. I hear that the local host committee is ready to show us what Atlanta is all about! Thank you for your hard work. If you haven’t registered I hope you will make plans to attend. Whether you want to learn about brownfields, transit, economic development, neighborhood revitalization …

American Planning Association Designates Decatur’s Downtown a Top 10 Great Neighborhood for 2013

posted on October 8th, 2013  |  Read more

The American Planning Association (APA) today announced the designation of downtown Decatur as one of 10 Great Neighborhoods for 2013. Each year during National Community Planning Month , APA’s Great Places in America program names 30 exemplary neighborhoods, streets and public spaces to highlight the role planning and planners play in adding value to communities, including fostering economic growth and jobs.

National Planning Excellence Award Augusta

posted on January 18th, 2013  |  Read more

APA announced this morning that Augusta’s Laney Walker/Bethlehem Revitalization Initiative has received a 2013 National Planning Excellence award (HUD Secretary’s Opportunity and Empowerment Award).

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